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but oppression across the world. america is the country for good and freedom. and justice. that is america. when we came down to this final hour, as the clock is ticking 11:59 on this health care reform, speaker pelosi is poised with her health care bill to take over 18% of the american economy. come on, don't hold back, tell them how you really feel. my colleagues and i that are gathered on these steps, last week, we were trying to discover -- >> kill the bill! kill the bill! >> and that is exactly what you're going to tell them. that is exactly the message. my colleagues and i last week were trying to figure out what we could do, because quite simply, the republicans don't have the votes to kill this bill. every lever of power is controlled by one party in the sea. we knew that we were limited. but what we knew was on limited -- was unlimited is the voice of the american people. that is why you're here with your voice of persuasion. last friday, we issued a very simple challenge, and we said this. we will be here on the steps of the united states capitol. for anyone who can make it, please com
of america saw the document but did not show us they did any analysis to make up for merrill commissions. on the contrary, the evidence we have suggests that bank of america pulled a number out of thin air. far from being consistent with the actual experience of october or what they knew about the third quarter, the guess, wistfully assumed that the markets for collateralized debt obligation and credit default swaps would be significantly better in november and december. it was assumed that merrill lynch would almost break even for november. then the attorneys at bank of america went to work. they did not question the financial information they were given. . e financial information they were given. they begin with the assumption additional shareholder disclosure was necessary and they discussed what kind of exposure they would make but after studying the question for a week they decided the news was not sufficiently out of line from past performance than previous disclosures to warrant further shareholder disclosure. the sunmaid icuf council bank of america did not make any further discl
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challenge to development based on partnership, not paternalism. america provides funding and support and in return partner nations develop their own strategies and are held accountable for results. these principles of accountability and country ownership will guide the is to its global health initiative, which will search for new, effective way to deliver health services to people in desperate need. especially on the continent of africa. mark is a humble, d.c., affective man. as the coordinator of the emergency plan relief, he led our efforts to expand the number of patients receiving revival treatments to over 2 million in 2008. he is in africa today. he is beginning work on a project focused on mothers and newborn children. this is an area where research is urgently needed. infant and maternal the torricelli rates -- and mortality rates are unacceptably high in the developing world. he will develop a strategy to provide timely, effective, comprehensive health services to new mothers and babies. he defines his goal as saving as many lives as quickly as possible. the bush institute w
as the true thing is what we're moving towards is a multiracial america. if you look at the composition and the rainbow or the gum ball or the mow sayic of america, -- mosaic of america, the 2010 census that is critically important is going to show an ever-changing picture towards a nation that by the time we get to 2045 or 2050 won't have a majority ethnic group. that is a fundamental reality that that's the course and that's the path that we are on as a nation. so i don't think we -- we have to be concerned. and i think reverend jackson addressed this. about the twisting of the youth -- and several other speakers did -- the twisting of the youth of the -- the twisting of the use of the word race. the way in which people say you're playing the race card. you're raising a racial issue. it's racial injustice and racial disparity that we have to seek to address and to correct. and i think we have an obligation as a nation. because if we don't address it, the past and the future is fraught with even more difficulty. imagine that in 10 short years by 2020 half -- half of the high school gra
health care, taxes, and government, something started happening across america. ordinary americans gathered at tea parties, saying, listen to us. [cheers and applause] >> i am here because i am glad to see these people come out on their own, without celebrities, getting them to tell the government to back down. >> you work for us. you work for us. >> we don't need the government to run health care. the government cannot run itself. greta: americans took their concerns and sometimes even their anger town halls. politicians were forced to look voters in the eye and listen to what they had to say. >> you work for us. we don't care what you say. >> i don't understand your mentality. what do you think you accomplish by yelling? what do you accomplish by yelling? >> three times your average wages and will double and triple and quadruple your premiums. greta: american spoke out and we were listening. you will go to tea parties and see the passion that town halls. you will hear from average citizens involved in the confrontations and controversies. you get a behind-the-scenes look at the t
ideas and find something that's right for america to lower the cost of health care, the pelosi health care bill is going to skyrocket health care, costs for everybody, skyrocket taxes and we've got to stop it and i yield back. . mr. gingrey: i wants to yield to dr. fleming if he has any concluding remarks and i welcome any of my colleagues who remain on the floor if you can. we have another 20 minutes and i would yield back to the gentleman from louisiana. mr. fleming: i thank the gentleman. yeah, to conclude my comments, i was comparing in contrasting the pelosi bill with the republican bill. the bottom line, mr. speaker, is, there's only two ways you can control cost. there is the nancy pelosi way where you have an extremely large governmental system that disconnects the patient and the doctor from the cost and it leaves it to the government. it leaves it to a very, very distant decision maker in the federal government to make decisions about our personal lives and put in force things that we have no control over. that's leading to rationing and long lines the way canada and the u.k
thanksgiving, america. >> yeah. >> we're thankful you're with us. i'm bill weir. with kate snow. robin and diane are elbow-deep in stuffing right now. so happy you could join us. >> happy thanksgiving to everybody. we have all your parade coverage this thanksgiving morning. check out this shot of the macy's thanksgiving day parade. that's right here in new york city. more than 3.5 million people expected to line the streets. and sam champion is live at america's longest-running parade. that's the ikea thanksgiving day parade in philadelphia. we'll check in with him in a few. >>> also here in new york, melissa rycroft will be showing us the newest floats. where is she? >> i thought she was the letter "d" for a second. >> she's going to bring all that. >> i think spider-man was asleep on the streets. >> that's one of the new ones. >>> also, for all of you cooking this morning, getting ready, our food editor, sara moulton, is ready to answer all your turkey questions. it's turkey 911. or 411. i guess it's 911 later in the day. you can tweet us your questions. or go to abcnews.com, our web
on the importance of philanthropy. later, america's future and the place in the world. at 8:00, the first of three nights of the c-span's original documentaries on the iconic homes of the three branches of the government, starting with the supreme court. >> tomorrow, dawn kpeck ofi an update on the commercial and real-estate markets. then, author of the walmart effect with charles fishman. after that,sidney hart. "washington journal", live on friday, 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. friday, parliament opens its chambers as the youth parliament debates in the house of commons. also, jayson blair on why he fabricated and plagiarized news stories. also, have world the threat's been over height? sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia panel. facebook founder chris hughes on how social networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving weekend on c- span, american icons, three nights of original documentaries on the icon mccombs of the three branches of the american government, beginning tonight at 8:00 p.m. ea
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on earth. coming up at 8:00. >>> and first holly is checking out the miss black america pageant and we'll talk with her next. si ge breakfast doesn't really start until the grands are on the table grands biscuits. would it really be breakfast without 'em? hoo-hoo! make breakfast grand. >>> the miss black america competition itaking place tomorrow right here in our area. >> well this morning holly is with the contestants as they are getting ready for their big event. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this pageant has been going on for more than 40 years and you know who competed in 1972, take a guess. she didn't get very far. but she went on to be relatively successful. >> i have no idea, holly. >> one oprah winfrey. does that name ring a bell? >> reporter: so let me tell you all of the women that compete are very qualified and they're futures are bright. this is a long going pageant but this year it's more important. they are experiencing a rebirth on purpose and natalie williams who is the president of ms. black america is here to tell us why. good morning t >> good morn
to this and the controversial decision to try accused 9/11 sp conspirators in america. abortion moves to the forefront of the healthcare debate. major sticking point in the house. how far are both sides willing to go? we talk to the head of planned parenthood and concern of the pro-life senator also a doctor. sarah palin's campaign tell-all hits bookstores this week. she goes after many mccain staffers. we'll talk to one of mccain senior advisors, former hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina. i'm shannon bream. america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we have word the white house is considering buying a warehouse to house the gitmo detine knees. president obama promised to close the place for next year. julie kirtz has the latest from washington. >> although no decision has been announced, an obama administration official tells us a near empty prison is an option for detain tees from guantanamo bay. an idea backed by the governor wood would allow the federal bure reof prisons to buy the prison and turn it into a supermax facility. the prison is in a small town called th
size of government, something happened all across america. ordinary americans gathered in tea parties saying listen to us. [cheers and applause] >> i'm here because i'm glad to see these people come out on their own, without politicians or celebrities, getting them to tell the government to back down. [ chanting ] "you work for us. you work for us." >> let's focus on that. we don't need the government to run healthcare. the government can't even run itself. >> other americans took their concerns and sometimes even their anger to town halls, politicians looked voters in the eye and listened to what they had to say. >> you work for us. you are a representative of us. we don't care what you are saying. >> i don't understand your mentality, what do you think you accomplish by yelling? what do you accomplish by yelling? >> healthcare is three times your average wages and will double, triple and even quadruple your premiums. >> americans spoke out, and we were listening. in the next hour you will go to tea parties and see the passionate town halls, you will see average citizens involved in
desk. they cover america for fox news. if you pan over here, that is the foreign desk. they are covering the globe. and the media this is where all of the branded pictures come in to the fox news channel. you will see this new pictures in boxes on the right-hand side of the screen. in the top box, breaking today, there is a war within the white house about what to do on guantanamo bay. data from one of the president's key allies on closing gtmo, who goes on to say the president has screwed this up. in the mailbox, the president said he wanted health care reform by the end of the year. democrats said it could be done. now, the senate majority leader is pushing back the timeline, and now, there is new concern over the wide divide between the house and senate. in the bottom box, still more bodies being found inside that cleveland house of horrors. the total could now be 10 victims, and there is a gruesome find in a downstairs bucket. harris: a gop sweep and the two closely watched governor's races. in jersey and virginia, both solid blue states that voted for president ob
. in america we think a lot about south asia. and we now call it afpac. fixated on stabilizing afghanistan, washington seems to be relying more and more heavily on pakistan to tackle the taliban problem. in doing so, more disushingly, washington seems to be adopting the world view of the pakistani army, an army that created the taliban and despite $10 billion of aid from the united states, has taken no serious steps to dismantle it. pakistan's long-standing position has been that it has a right to see a pro-pakistani government in afghanistan. the respected expert harrison noted that in an interview him in 1988, pakistan's president demanded "a regime to our liking in kabul." last year a pakistani general told the director of the cia, quote, that pakistan has to support the taliban in afghanistan otherwise india will rein. and now general stan mcchrystal has echoed the pakistani line by increasing indian influence to afghanistan is likely to exacerbate. pakistan and afghanistan here in trouble. but dysfunctional small states don't create opportunities for political stability and world orde
of state, hillary clinton. >>> then a special discussion about america's failing public schools. the president's education secretary calls them dropout factories and promises sweeping change. he is touring the country with a political odd couple who share the president's vision for reform. >> i'm not sure on my side of the aisle which was more confusing to my friends, hanging out with the obama administration or hanging out with sharpton. >>> with us this morning, education secretary arne duncan, former democratic presidential candidate reverend al sharpton, and former house speaker newt gingrich. >>> in the "meet the press minute," as president obama lands in china this morning we look back to 1976 when george h.w. bush tries to explain a controversial chinese invitation extended to an impeached richard nixon. >> we can argue and there's plenty of room for opinion and i have my own personal opinion which i don't plan to divulge to you about how i feel about it, but i'm telling you how the chinese feel about it. >>> but first secretary of state hillary clinton is traveling in as
. afghanistan is separate. america has more in common with india. the need to try to negotiate so they can bring an end to the hostilities. pakistan has the from cards to the solution in that place. until it comes to the table i believe we will have a problem. host: thank you for the call again. stories in the paper this morning, from "the new york times" this says that abdullah was planning to quit the race and this morning it is true. i walk, what does this mean to the president's physician about -- state of iowa, what does this mean on the president's decision to send more troops? caller: he should send more. there is a lot of violence and chaos over there. there was a lot of disruption, the president's brother selling drugs, there is no way for that guy to like women -- to like win an election. host: baltimore, republican line. your reaction to the news from overnight? actually it is floyd in south fork, north carolina. caller: i do not think that any of the president's that we have ever had has ever wanted to dad for the country. they have all wanted to do something good. we need to give th
will start off asking your reaction to comments by columnist who asks, could america go broke? the number -- host: you can reach us at twitter, c-spanwj is how you can do that. and you can e-mail us, it journal@c-span.org. and if you have called any of the c-span program in the last 30 days give someone else a chance. first, a look at the legislative business of the week. health care legislation gets teed up in the house. the front-page headline of "roll call." they write getting to the vote will require leaders to hurtle hangups over abortion and immigration language, moderates gripes on the overall cost of the bill, liberal demands for symbolic votes and their preferred provisions. also an unknown are re of parochial concerns. writing about the legislation coming up. host: that sent "will call." we will talk about this week and next week -- but our question this morning is more broadly on spending, based on a column that "could america go broke?" he writes this morning that the idea of a major advance country would default on its debt -- host: we will get more comments from this column
's unemployment rate will stay elevated for years. >> oh, my goodness, this is just bad news for america. >> it does, especially after yesterday's news about the real unemployment rate. in october, the figure hit 10th.2%, a 26-year high. >> we talked about how it's going to affect the elections in 2010 around here because we talk about politics, but this recession may affect the 2012 election and the 2014 election. when we talk about, mort, that we've reset the economy, that we're not going to be driven by just crazed consumerism, that means something. we either start building things here in this country again, or this economy doesn't turn around, and people don't get back to work. and maybe, just maybe one day washington politicians will start focusing on that. >> you know what it brings forward too is a really dysfunctional political system to address these issues. they put together a stimulus program, and so much of it goes to pet projects of the individual congressmen and senators and so much of it gets dislieutenanted. it doesn't really focus in on the problem. here we are a year la
and exploding size of government, something happened all across america. ordinary americans gathered in tea parties saying listen to us. [cheers and applause] >> i'm here because i'm glad to see these people come out on their own, without politicians or celebrities, getting them to tell the government to back down. [ chanting ] "you work for us. you work for us." >> let's focus on that. we don't need the government to run healthcare. the government can't even run itself. >> other americans took their concerns and sometimes even their anger to town halls, politicians looked voters in the eye and listened to what they had to say. >> you work for us. you are a representative of us. we don't care what you are saying. >> i don't understand your mentality, what do you think you accomplish by yelling? what do you accomplish by yelling? >> healthcare is three times your average wages and will double, triple and even quadruple your premiums. >> americans spoke out, and we were listening. in the next hour you will go to tea parties and see the passionate town halls, you will see average citizens inv
and the horse and buggies early in the morning. >> i got out and saw america too. >> what did you see? >> i walked from the upper west side to the upper east side. kind of crazy over there. >> did you? i didn't even get that far. >> took kate ice skating. it was a lot of fun. i saw all sides of america. >> i'm sure you did. it is good to be back. >> have you ever been over to the east side? >> no. what's it like? >> it's a strange land. >> it is. >> it's a strange, strange land. >> we have an interesting panel this morning. willie is here. chrystia is back there pimping. >> and also stephen a. smith in philadelphia is with us. we're going to be talking about this tiger story. i have to say, willie, leave him alone. he has all these endorsements. it's important. there's nothing on the sleeve of golf balls that says, if you buy these golf balls, you get to figure out what's going on with tiger's life. >> the story is a bit suspicious. he's the most marketable athlete in the world. what does that mean for him? think about kobe bryant. he allegedly did something worse than this. >> he was frame
's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a bank robber in ohio apparently tried to eat his way out of trouble. dash cam video she's them searching this cuffed bandit when they put the note on the car. the suspect then leans over and eats the note. authorities found a bag of money with an exploded dye pack in that man's car. >>> in west virginia, a 9-year-old boy successfully stopped an adult car jacker. the boy's mother left her kids and the keys in the car when she went into a convenience store. a man got in the car to steal it, but that brave boy grabbed the keys, ran to the store for help. the suspect tried to escape but was caught by police. >>> residents in florida spotted an acknowledge i'll monkey on the loose. animal control has been trying to capture this elusive animal, but they haven't been able to catch it. so far the monkey avoided tranquilizer shots and traps. still on the loose. >>> a major piece of michael jackson history went up for auction in new york. fans had the opportunity to walk away with the spkling whi glove when he debuted the moo
more than any other public company in america. and at at&t we support a national plan that makes high speed internet available to every american family in the next five years - because we know that now is not the time to stall momentum or to stifle innovation or investment. the future is at stake, and at at&t, the future has always been and at at&t, the future has always been our business. at&t... your world... delivered. it's so hard to choose one. you know, during the sign then drive event, you caget a cc, tiguan or fuel efficient jetta for practically just your signature. you can get scheduled maintenance at no cost. there's got to be more to it than that... i'll never doubt you again. >> is a day to spend time with family and friends and give thanks. the first family did both. >> president obama, the first lady and their kids left martha's table just a while ago. they handed out food to those in need. >> the president has often been promoting volunteerism and today was no different. as many people had come for the holidays, he and his family came here and wanted to express that ov
night at 8:00 eastern, the supreme court, home to america's highest court, reveals the building in ex quiz it detail through the eyes of supreme court justices. friday at 8:00 p.m. eastern -- our visit shows the grand public places as well as those rarely-seen spaces. and saturday at 8:00 p.m. eastern, the capitol. the history, art and architecture of one of america's most symbolic structures. american icons, three memorable nights, thursday, friday and saturday at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. get your own copy of american icons. a d.v.d. set. order online at c-span.org/store. >> regulating the internet. one of the topics monday with meredith atwell baker, the newest f.c.c. commissioner. the communicates on c-span 2. >> president barack obama hosted his first state dinner last night. the event honoring the india's prime minister was set in a tent on the east lawn. he hosted indian prime minister manmohan singh. here's a look. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama, accompanied by his ex lensy, the prime minister of the mrs. kahr. [hail to t
, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following suppo- >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. and welcome to a special edition of "worldfocus." for dedes, it stood as the symbol of the cold war. built in 1961, the berlin wall was the line in the sand where western democracy ended and communist rule began. then suddenly, 20 years ago today, it was gone. today, on the anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall, world leaders gathered in berlin, led by german chancellor angela merkel, france's nicolas sarkozy, britain's gordon brown, russia's dmitry medvedev and u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton crossed the former border between east and west berlin underneath the historic brandenburg gate. ordinary germans also turned out by the thousands, placing flowers and candles in the remembrance of the 136 people who perished trying to cross the divide. our german partner, the broadcaster deutsche welle has our "lead focus" tonight, taking us back to the rapidly unfolding eve
sausages. all of the taste, none of the prep. >>> good morning, america on this wednesday, november 25th. and this morning, breaking news. toyota set to announce today, it will replace the gas pedals on millions of america's most popular cars, after our reporting on pedals getting stuck in floor mat, causing deadly accidents. >>> the great getaway is under way. with america taking cheaper routes home this year, we're live on the roads. and sam has the weather trouble spots for you. >>> we take you inside the president's first state dinner. from the menu. to the music. to the dress so many are talking abou >>> walmart and amazon faceoff. duking it out for your holiday dollars. just how low will they go? >> donny and kym. >> and donny osmond is crowned "dancing with the stars" champion. the three finalists have flown all night to dance one last time for you, live in times square. >>> and we do say good morning, america. i'm robin roberts, live here in washington. chris cuomo, there in new york. diane has the morning off. and, chris, i've got to tell you, undoubtedly, the state dinner last
of tax dollars to depend america in my point of view. >> what are we looking at in afghanistan? >> reporter: today the white house and the president himself is briefing key allies. he has a briefing with the australian president -- he is doing a tell conference with prime minister gordon brown, also to brief him on exactly what his new afghanistan strategy will be. he met here last night, and there was one final meeting, almost more of getting everybody on the same page type of meeting, making sure they are all saying the same thing is what the president will say tomorrow night. he has a tricky proposition. he has to talk domestically, particularly to the base who are very uneasy about the idea of escalating the war int 1200 >>> he can buy time with the folks that are war weary. >>> last but not least, the party crashers from the state dinner, should they press charges? they want a full review how they got through the security check points and into the white house uninvited. two senators are calling for the couple to be charged. trespassing or lying to an officer seem to be the
with an 18-year-old muslim convert who experts say made hating america a hobby. he describes himself as an extremist on his myspace page and apparently watched al qaeda videos online. hasan has been charged with 13 counts of murder. congressman carter introduced a bill to give the victims combatant status, increasing benefits for the families of those who died. the father whose 13-year-old boy accused michael jackson of molest being him in the 1990's has apparently committed suicide. this is a photo of chandler at age 18 with jackson in 1993. police say 65-year-old evan chandler was found dead in his jersey city home with a gunshot wound to the head. it happened earlier this month but the information was only just released to the public. chandler and his son filed a civil suit against jackson in 1993, but jackson paid the family a reported $20 million to settle the case out of court. a mother charged in connection with the kidnapping of her young daughter who was found dead is apparently pregnant again. antwoineette davis is being held in isolation at a north carolina jail. the body
>>> good morning, america. on this thursday, november 19th, republicans call for a health care holy war? after senate democrats produce their plan for reform. will it be a showdown and a vote by christmas? >>> top secret torture center. abc news uncovers one of the cia's hidden sites for interrogating terrorists. >>> center of the storm. one of the doctors who called for those mammogram changes here to defend the decision in an exclusive interview. >>> can we handle the truth about movie popcorn? a new study shows a medium popcorn and a soda delivers three days' worth of fat and more. we'll show you. >>> and personal decision in the public eye. we remember her as chastity, the daughter of sonny and cher. she is now chaz living life as a man. this morning here live with the story behind the decision and the transformation. >>> and we welcome all of you. good to be with you. i'm diane sawyer with robin roberts and it was the ordinarily restrained republican senator orrin hatch who said this is going to be a holy war as they entered the final phase of health care reform. >> a measure o
. a call for everyone all over america to get involved in their communities. >> and we're doing that here at john mcdonough high school, a school locate in the seventh ward of new orleans. for than four years later, this school is still reeling from hurricane katrina, including a desperate need for funds to fix the roof in the auditorium, where things are so bad the school can't even hold assemblies there on days it rains because of leaks. >> despite the obstacles, we can tell you this is a great school with great kids. this past summer, over 90% of the senior class graduated, a huge success for the school. i was talking to julie reed before hand, and she talked about there are ways that katrina actually brought hope to this city. we're going to talk about those ways, very positive development. >> certainly some great stories out of that as well. all morning long, you'll see volunteers from great roots, like volunteers painting a mural, something the kids here specifically asked for. and they did that because it shows that someone cares enough to take the time to do it. >> we're going to
of injured in america. is that -- insured in america. is that accurate? >> by bringing down the cost, we are going to increase accessibility. bill: give democrats benefit of the doubt. what is the best case scenario and you see? let's say the house version becomes law. what is the best case for america? >> this is a terrible piece of legislation. this will, in my mind, give us a massive deficits and lead to a government takeover of health care. i do not even want to put the word "best" in the same sentence as this bill. we will see but happens in the senate. i think they are going to tie things up and i believe this is going to move into next year. bill: i think you are right about the schedule. one of the provisions in the democratic version is to cut medicare spending, $500 million. if you look at the results from new jersey and virginia, is any lawmaker ready to go there and cut down the services to seniors? >> independents and seniors left the democrats in droves. if this bill passes, they are telling us 64% of seniors on medicare and vantage -- advantage are going to lose coverage u
of america, i hope the president, after delaying this long, comes up with an exit strategy. that would make it worthwhile. we've been there eight years, no exit strategy put forward by the bush administration. none. in fact, a lot of us are now asking -- a lot of people in the foreign policy community are asking, why are we even there? what are we trying to achieve? we're trying to beat the taliban, al qaeda, trying to set up a stable government? we haven't answered the basic questions in eight years. >> and i hope he really, really focuses on explaining that. savannah is reporting there may be a prime time speech involved here. >> good. >> i think that's important. this president hasn't exposed himself enough. >> stop it. i think this is important because it really, really, really affects the future of our country. >> three reallies put in there about the future of our country, it must be important. what else is going on? >>> meantime tonight president obama hosts his first dinner at the white house. names on the guest list, deepak chopra, oprah winfrey, ari emanuel, steven spielberg, jeff
head and go, i thought he was supposed to represent america? i'm wondering if they did. i'm wondering if they said anything and nothing was done. steve: apparently not. why didn't they simply interview the guy? they could is have called the guy in and interview him? brian: they had to to make him a major. steve: when he said those scary things in 2007, why didn't they investigate him because he had that secret security clearance? apparently in december he came to the attention of two joint terrorism task forces. they did an analysis. they. ed his background. they looks at his employment records and other paperwork. and the analysts concluded that the chatter was innocent, and so that is where they dropped it just a couple of months later. it didn't go any further. but critics today -- keep in mind, there are going to be investigations. remember before 9/11 in 2001, there were the bungled opportunities for the intelligence community to talk to each other. did that happen again in this particular case? that's what the government's going to be looking into. brian: we have to talk about c
area. baltimore is one of the top 10 best places in america to land a job. >> this man has been out of a job for 16 months and describes the job search process. >> without the necessary skills at my age, it is rather difficult for someone to give me an opportunity. >> friday, that opportunity finally came as he was able to land a job helping to baltimore city plus $66 million project for public housing improvements, a major sign that mayor dixon says the job market in the greater baltimore area is improving every day. >> this effort today he will create 92 jobs, will retrain individuals and assess them in the long term in the construction field. >> it seems baltimore is gaining national spotlight when it comes to jobs. the unemployment rate in september was 7.2%. that is well below the national rate. baltimore he ranked three as one of the best cities in the u.s. to find a job with only a d.c. and kansas city ahead of it. state labor officials say that is on the monetary >> we have an economy that has a great deal of federal contracting with their proximity to washington. we are in
real than reddi wip. fork or spoon? >>> good morning, america. on this monday, november 23rd, the radiation scare at the three mile island nuclear plant. 150 workers evacuated and we're live on the scene to tell you how it happened. >>> senate showdown on health care. this time, will the democrats fight each other? will they wrap it up by christmas? we have some answers on health care this morning. >>> the doctor in the michael jackson case goes back to work today seeing patients and a tearful show of support. >>> and television without oprah? gayle king is here to tell us why her best friend decided to end the 25-year reign of her show. >>> and "twilight" mania, gigantic box office, young girls and their moms. does this prove no sex is really what sells? and good morning, america. welcome to thanksgiving week. diane sawyer here with robin roberts. and we have been talking about that radiation leak on three mile island that caused real concern over the weekend. >> real panic in some ways. 20 workers were exposed to radiation and had to be decontaminated. while the company in
-- >> greta: though labeled the great satan, america tried to develop relations with the new iran. meanwhile the shah was a man without a country, zig zagging the world in search of a safe haven and he was wattling a serious -- battling a serious illness, limb foe that. from a heavily guarded villa in mexico, the shah pleaded to carter for entry into america for treatment. >> the feeling was that he had been a loyal ally of the united states and we should not reject entry. >> greta: on october 22nd, 1979 the shah secretly arrived in new york city. >> he decided our hospitality as a nation justified bringing him here for cancer treatment. >> we learned that the administration decided to admit the shah in. my sense that was we were essentially being hung out to dry. >> greta: the islamic republic of iran wanted the shah returned to stand trial for his alleged crimes. >> the protests were getting more frequent and loud and violent. the burning of the american effi.and burning of ieffigies of president carter. >> the representatives were islamic fundamentalists. they wanted the shah returned and
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minds and america produced in the 1960s. nixon was on the national ticket five times, and won four out of the five times. the last i checked that's a pretty good batting average is. of course, john kennedy to come in the first and only roman catholic president in american history is a very interesting story in and of itself that it was an extraordinarily close election. kennedy won the election by just a tick or two over 100,000 votes out of the tens of millions that were cast. it was extraordinarily close. it was also really the first modern campaign when you think about pollsters, you think about use of media. you think of mass buying of advertising. and when you think about religion as a political force, you add all those together and many things we take for granted in our races today, began in mid- 1960 election. i think it's the beginning of modern political presidential campaigns. but it was also what i call the larva stage of the religious right in the united states. if you look at who the players were among conservative protestants in 1960, you see some of the leading lights of
individualing with america's largest creditor. >>> fox 5 morning news starts right now. >> starting you off with a nice view from up above. it is monday morning, november 16th, 2009. temperatures in the low 50s right now. should bounce up nicely. good morning and thanks for joininus. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. we'll have more on the forecast. >>> but first redskins fans have a win to cheer about. >> the redskins able to get the best of a bronco squad. denver up by 3 at the half. but the skins tied it up in the fourth and final score 27-17. dave ross will have more on the victory coming up in our monday morning quarterback. >>> now i wanted to ask this question, i wanted to call tony to see if he watched the game and sort of -- woo hoo, my skins. >> i did. and they looked like an nfl team. and i did watch the last part of the game. >> you might be the x factor, tony. >> it was just after somebody called and said they are winning. >> i was out and about with my son and listening on the radio and i was like, they're doing something. and it was fun to watch when i got home.
'll understand. delicious dunkin' donuts coffee -- pick some up to brew at home. mmm! america runs on dunkin'. . >> the d.c. council got their chance to confront the woman at the center of the pittsburghs and recreation contract controversy. jimena hartstock denied any wrongdoing in regards to the $85 million in contract funneled without council approval tied to mayor fenty. she maintains the process is legal. the money has been cut off. the council is expected to hear from the people awarded contracts next month. >>> the staff of the washington blade newspaper will meet today with the hope of making a new newspaper. the news came as a shock to employees who were told to pack up and go home. the parent company with the largest number of followers in the gay community. they celebrated the 40th anniversary last month. >>> thousands of donated items to raise money for american red cross, and shortfall stands now at $33 million. >>> after the break, we'll get the latest weather and traffic in three minutes. >>> plus the missing eggo waffle mystery is solved. why you haven't been able to find the
which led to the deaths of innocent children? and how can america be silenced of such blatant defiance of not only the rule of law but what is considered decent and moral. this resolution is more than about two human rights activists. this is about a totalitarian system which is so afraid of its own population that it resorts to the harsh and brutal measures to conceal the truth about the deaths of innocent school children. this is about the massive human rights abuses, such as the continued percentcutions of tens of thousands of practitioners, an issue addressed in a resolution which i introduced months ago, but which is yet to reach the floor of this chamber. this is about the continued repression of the weeg you are people and engage in truth dealing with them not only in beijing but in the white house here in washington, d.c. this is about speaking truth to power and president obama during his upcoming summit in china putting human rights and religious freedom issues squarely on the table instead of just agreeing to disagree. mr. speaker, at this time, i would like to yield such ti
will hopefully be with our family and friends, but in some parts of america, people will go hungry. some parts of my district that has been ground zero of a drought that is caused by regulatory and dry conditions for three years in california, we will have people in food lines. sadly, these food lines have existed for months. and sadly these food lines will continue throughout the winter. because we have a problem in california, but that problem is exemplified throughout the world and without sufficient sustainable water supplies, you can't grow food and hunger persists. on october 15, bill gates spoke at the 2009 world food price symposium about the importance of productivity and sustainability of ag to feed our nation and the world. he said and i quote, the global effort to help small farmers is endangered by a wedge that threatens to split the movement in two. one side is the technological approach that increases productivity, on the other side is the environmental approach that promotes sustainability. productivity-sustainability, they say you have to choose. bill gates said it's a false c
>>> good morning, america, on this monday, november 30th. man hunt as we await, police surround a house searching for the man who shot four police officers execution style. when they stopped for their morning cup of coffee. we have the latest from the scene as police move in. >>> tiger woods, what he says about that early morning accident that sent him to the hospital and the new questions and details from police. >>> open house. we show you exactly how the couple who crashed the white house state dinner got past the secret service as congress launches an investigation. >>> and close call. holiday shoppers watch an aerial gymnast fall 30 feet to the floor. the young woman survives as retailers assess the risk the morning after. >>> and good morning to all of you. we hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving. diane sawyer with robin roberts and this morning, of course, we are following this ongoing drama unfolding as you wake up this morning as police are determined to find the person who killed four of their own. >> it had happened over the holiday weekend. a lone gunman opened fire
to kennedy? >> america is a culture that prizes tolerance. any kind you can cast an institution as somehow intolerant, that usually adds up to bad pr. and, as i say, at least to date, many analysts would credit the bishops with the lead role, for example, in skering pa isecurine of the amendment. as that debate unfolds, everyone expects the bishops to play a lead role. i suspect this revelation is in some ways calculated to attempt to kind of anyodiminish their credibility and hence their political effectiveness. >> what's your understanding as to whether patrick kennedy has been able to receive communion in this amount of time? has he? >> i don't know how often representative kennedy goes to mass. i can assure you had he been publicly turned away from a communion line some place we would know about it. the practical reality is that while the american bishops are uniformly opposed to abortion and take that very seriously as a principle of catholic teaching, the vast majority are opposed to using communion as a political weapon. most of them have avoided this high profile spat with politici
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